peppy

adjective
pep·​py | \ ˈpe-pē How to pronounce peppy (audio) \
peppier; peppiest

Definition of peppy

: full of pep

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Other Words from peppy

peppiness noun

Examples of peppy in a Sentence

At 75 years old, he is as peppy as ever. a group of peppy cheerleaders The song was a peppy little dance number.
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Schoonover is unbreakably peppy as Marilyn; the bet is that Abby can’t make Marilyn angry, and Schoonover’s beaming smile and resilient happiness are like nails on a chalkboard for Gottesman’s surly Abby. Nelson Pressley, Washington Post, "Lindsay-Abaire’s ‘Ripcord’ pulls the rug out from under senior-living pranksters," 19 June 2019 Kelsey, who was peppy but emphatic, instructed us to push, skip, reach, clap, march, roll our shoulders, shake our booties, twist our torsos like a dishrag, and pay attention to our cores. Michael Schulman, The New Yorker, "Jazzercise Is Immortal," 13 June 2019 The stage musical resourcefully wraps a catalog of peppy, 1970s-era earworms around the upcoming wedding of optimistic, 20-year-old Sophie (Grace Yoo), whose hard-working single mom, Donna (Joan Almedilla), runs a taverna on a Greek island. Gary Goldstein, latimes.com, "Review: ‘Mamma Mia!’ with an Asian cast? Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!," 12 June 2019 That would be peppy and gleeful Ann Kraemer, scion of a longtime California farming family who with her father bought the property in 2001 and began to cultivate it to vines in 2003. Mike Dunne, SFChronicle.com, "Inside the remote, peculiar vineyard behind Amador’s most acclaimed wines," 5 June 2019 Her ensemble’s peppy blend of Western swing and hot jazz is designed to lift spirits. kansascity, "KC concerts June 6-12: Luis Miguel, Billie Eilish, Sublime with Rome, Snarky Puppy," 4 June 2019 And with similarly matching outfits by peppy labels like Standard Issue and John Elliott also making successful bids for everyday-wear status,... Jacob Gallagher, WSJ, "Is It Ever OK to Wear a Sweatsuit Out in the World?," 27 Feb. 2019 The Gerbera variety, recognizable by their large flowering heads, is available in an assortment of peppy hues, which gives them the additional meaning of cheerfulness. Carly Orleach, Woman's Day, "How to Make Fresh Flowers Last Longer," 15 Feb. 2019 In the case of T-Series specifically, those videos are an endless series of fun Bollywood songs: peppy, entertaining, and posted daily by the dozens. Aja Romano, Vox, "PewDiePie resides at the center of what seems to be a growing divide between YouTube subcultures," 14 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of peppy

1914, in the meaning defined above

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peppy

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of peppy

chiefly US, somewhat old-fashioned
: full of energy or enthusiasm
: able to move fast

peppy

adjective
pep·​py | \ ˈpe-pē How to pronounce peppy (audio) \
peppier; peppiest

Kids Definition of peppy

: full of brisk energy or liveliness

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